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Lacrosse's Biggest Recruiting Weekend Just Got Bigger 

New for 2022!

The NXT High School Challenge is an elite boutique recruiting event for the nation's best high school programs. Conveniently located within hours of the top high school programs in the country this is Lacrosse's new can't miss event. 

Run in partnership with Chris Bates (Head Coach, Episcopal Academy), the High School Challenge will take place on the Episcopal Academy's pristine fields.  

This event will take place the Saturday before the Philly Invitational - NXT's largest club recruiting event. 

The High School Challenge Experience 

  • The top high school teams in the nation
  • NCAA Rules - shot clocks & crease dives
  • Four 12-minute quarters to maximize exposure
  • Three game guarantee
  • Six fields - Two turf fields and four premiere grass fields
  • Top college coaches in attendance 
  • High-level social coverage from the NXT media team
  • Every game on every field professionally filmed by Next Level Video

Registration Details

  • Interested? Contact us today! 
  • Deposit Due: Upon Registration
  • Full Payment Due: 9/15/22

Failure to meet the payment deadline will constitute non-acceptance of the tournament registration and a forfeiture of the tournament spot and deposit fee. 

Committed Teams

  • Episcopal Academy 
  • Haverford School
  • Delbarton School 
  • LaSalle College High School
  • Seton Hall Prep 
  • St. Augustine Prep
  • Don Bosco Prep
  • St. Joe's Prep
  • Springside Chestnut Hill 
  • Radnor High School

And More!

The weekend circled on every college coach's calendar. 

This high school team event is run the day before the Philly Invitational, NXT's best-attended club recruiting event by college coaches. Pair that with the top high school teams in the nation on Saturday and you have a can't miss weekend for college coaches. 

Are you a college coach?

Register to recruit at this event today!

NXT operates some of the most elite and oldest recruiting events in the nation. Whether that be an individual Showcase or a team event, NXT has a wide variety of recruiting opportunities. 

Coaches who pre-register for an event will be sent digital rosters, schedules, and post-event film

Need to Know

Fall 2022 registration opens in April. Teams can follow the steps to registration by clicking below, or by reaching out to our tournament director. From here, parents can also complete their waiver!

NLV Productions

Next Level Video is our exclusive video provider for this event. Games will be professionally filmed in HD from an elevated angle and several game film and highlight reel packages are available. Order before the event to lock in discounted early-bird rates.

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Schedule & Scores

Click here to view the whole schedule for this weekend. Plan your trip, and make sure you don't miss the match-up you've been waiting for.

Download The App

Download the Tourney Machine App to easily follow your team throughout the tournament. Get schedule updates, scores and standings right from your phone.

Safety

From real-time weather updates to offerings fully staffed by Athletic Trainers, NXT takes youth sports safety very seriously. Click below to find out more.

Travel Information

Area Activities

NXT is proud to partner with the Chester County CVB to host this event! There is so much to see and do on event weekend. Located in the heart of Chester County’s Brandywine Valley, and in close proximity to Philadelphia, your time off the field will be packed with excitement. From unique historical attractions, a variety of restaurants to satisfy any foodie, and a host of different events, your weekend promises to be one to remember.

Stay to Play Policy

NXT & HBC Event Services strive to provide a streamlined hotel experience for all participants. As part of this effort, we require that all non-commuting teams participating in our tournaments (as a condition of acceptance) make hotel accommodations using our tournament housing services. Please do not call the hotels directly. Please book through the hotel reservation link provided below. We appreciate your support as these partnered hotels assist in sponsoring our event.

Episcopal Academy

1785 Bishop White Drive, Newtown Square, PA 19073 / The Episcopal Academy is home to some of the area's top fields. The facility includes two turf fields as well as four pristine grass fields.

CONTACT
VP of Event Sales & Recruiting
Brett Manney
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